2017 Legal Aid Fundraiser Recap

The Greensboro Bar Association’s Legal Aid Fundraiser, held on Saturday, February 25 at the Greensboro Science Center’s SciQuarium, was a great success!  We hosted 135 guests, which included GBA members, many of our sponsors, friends and family.

Guests enjoyed an amazing array of Mediterranean-style food provided by Catering by Bakatsias, locally brewed craft beer from Gibbs Hundred Brewing Company, and a selection of red and white wine from Rioja! A Wine Bar.

We raffled off over 15 great prizes donated by local businesses and organizations, including Sheree’s Natural Cosmetics, Easy Peasy Decadent Desserts, Quaintance-Weaver Hotels and Restaurants, Logan Financial, Parizade Restaurant, 1618 Concepts, The Fresh Market, Whole Foods, La Palette Artisan Chocolates, the Greensboro Women’s Club, beerthirty, and World of Beer.

The Fundraiser Committee, consisting of Nick Bakatsias, the Honorable Bill Davis and Sarah Roane, is grateful for the incredible support of our sponsors and extends its thanks to the following companies and individuals:

Platinum ($2,000):  DMJ Wealth Advisors, LLC, Roane Law, Brooks Pierce;

Gold ($1,000):  Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina, Smith Moore Leatherwood, Lincoln Financial Group, Connors Morgan PLLC, Carruthers & Roth, PA, Womble Carlyle;

Silver ($500):  Nexsen Pruet, Pinto Coates Kyre & Bowers PLLC, Johnson Pedrick & McDonald PLLC, Garrett and Walker PLLC, Matt Logan Inc., Deuterman Law Group, Tuggle Duggins, Anna Berdahl, Barbara Morgenstern;

Bronze ($250):  Elon University School of Law, ITG Brands, Whole Foods, Jill Wilson & Marc Isaacson, Senn Dunn Insurance, Schell Bray PLLC, Scott Insurance, Turning Point Litigation, Bob & Sally Cone, Cone Health, The Nelson Law Firm, Vance Barron, Jr.

Thanks to the hard work of the committee, ticket sales, sponsorships, and donations (including an incredible anonymous donation of $5,000), the GBA raised an amazing total of $25,145.05 (with $1,500 donated directly to Legal Aid).  At the March 16th member meeting, Sarah Roane presented Janet McAuley-Blue, Managing Attorney of our local Greensboro Legal Aid office, and all Legal Aid attorneys and staff in attendance, with a check for $23,645.05.

GBA Legal Aid Fundraiser 2017

At the March 16th member meeting, Sarah Roane presented Janet McAuley-Blue, Managing Attorney of our local Greensboro Legal Aid office, and all Legal Aid attorneys and staff in attendance, with a check for $23,645.05.

GBA Legal Aid Fundraiser 2017

GBA Legal Aid Fundraiser 2017

GBA Legal Aid Fundraiser 2017

GBA Legal Aid Fundraiser 2017

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Raffle Prizes

Catering by Bakatsias

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